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, steven engler, global head of a g-10 fx strategy at citi. thanks for joining us again. want to come to some of your u.s. dollar calls. you've been making the point that on the economic data in the u.s. dollar moves have been consistently moving hand in hand of late in the past they used to move in the opposition direction. so do you put this down to the qe-3 factor? >> in part, although it's been in place even when qe-3, or when quantitative easing hasn't been a major driver, a major force in the market. you have to realize that when you take a look at correlations over long periods of time, the dollar is kind of the currency of despair. you buy it when the economy is weak and you pretty much sell everything else. i think qe-3 is kind of making it easy for the euro and the europeans to look good right now because much of the world is terrified about the balance sheet expansion that they expect to occur and the flood of liquidity. so i think that there's a bias in the market. you know, to sell dollars broadly. in that circumstance, you look at reserve managers, you look at investors,
're seeing the big bond houses come through. jpmorgan, citi, barclays, deutsche bank and we're seeing increased fees on the debt capital market side, up 14% over last year, which will bode well for those kind of traditional bond houses as they report earnings next quarter. >> matthew tool, thank you very much for joining us this morning. >> all-time low average on high yield debt activity. >> it's been on a tear. absolute tear. and you get the sense it that it's not over yet. >> still to come, we'll also have a look at how the u.s. economy is fairing the lead up to the presidential election and it's tee time in chicago. >> you like any kind of tee time. we'll leave you with a look at how futures are trading. >>> european stocks trade higher as investors a wait the results of a stress test that could put recap at about 60 billion euros. >> plus the latest budget in paris. will hollande bring the deficit down without damaging growth. >> and r.i.m. posts another quarterly loss, but it wasn't quite as bad as expected. we're nearing the end of the quarter, so let's put the quarter in conte
're long on the markets for european stocks. as represented as well in the foot city global 300. up for the highs for the session up 15 points. ftse up around 3% for the quarter. today it is up if you take a look at it up a percent at the moment. ibex currently up 1.3%. bond yields coming down today. so in terms of spain and italy, which is the ones we're focused on, below 6% for spanish 1e7b year, yields lower in italy, as well.year, yields lower in italy, as well. occurrence ci euro dollar has bounced up during the session. dollar-yen 78. aussie dollar was dragged lower by those china pmis. again, just bounced off those lows. sterling slightly weaker on the back of the uk manufacturing pmi numbers that we also have out this morning. so that's where we are in the european session. let's recap the nation trading day. all the details out of sync pore. >> asian markets under pressure today, but volume was light because of the respective holidays. there are ongoing concerns in spain, aussie dollar rebounded a little, but under pressure ahead of tomorrow's rba reading. benchmark ended j
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